Category: Joseph and Jesus – A Comparison

Both Resisted Temptation.

WEEK 26:

 

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:7-12 7 And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph: and she said, Lie with me. 8 But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand. 9 There is none greater in this house than I: neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? 10 And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her. 11 And it came to pass about the time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business: and there was none of the men of the house there within. 12 And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.

 

Jesus

Hebrews 2:18 For in that He Himself hath suffered being tempted; He is able to succour them that are tempted.

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Josephs’ Master Was Pleased With Him. The Father Was Well Pleased With Jesus.

WEEK 25:

 

 

Joseph

Joseph 39:4 And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

 

Jesus

John 8:29 And He that sent Me is with Me: the Father hath not left Me alone: for I do always those things that please Him.

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Both Were Prosperous Servants.

WEEK 24:

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:2-3 2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man, and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. 3 And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD made all that he did to prosper in his hand.

 

Jesus

Isaiah 52:13 Behold, My Servant shall deal prudently, He shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.

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Both Became Servants

WEEK 23:

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt: and Portiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelite’s, which had brought him down thither.

 

Jesus

Philippians 2:6-7 6 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God. 7 But made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men.

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Goat’s Blood Sprinkled on Joseph’s Coat. Jesus Was Our Scapegoat.

WEEK 22:

 

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:31 And they took Joseph’s coat, and killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the coat in the blood.

 

Jesus

Leviticus 6:8-10 8 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 9 Command Aaron and his sons, saying This is the law of the burnt offering, it is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it. 10 And the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire hath consumed with the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.

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Both Went to Egypt

WEEK 21:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37: 28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen: and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelite’s  for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

 

Jesus

Matthew 2:13-15 13 And when they departed, behold, the angel of the LORD appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt; and be thou there until I bring thee word, for Herod will seek the young child to destroy Him. 14 When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt. 15 And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called My Son.

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Judah Suggested Selling Joseph. The Greek Name for Judah is Judas

WEEK 20:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:26-28 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? 27 Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelite’s and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were contented. 28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen: and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelite’s  for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

 

Jesus

Matthew 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren.

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Joseph Was Sold as a Slave. Jesus Was Betrayed for the Price of a Slave.

WEEK 19:

 

Genesis 37:26-28 26 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood? 27 Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelite’s and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were contented. 28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen: and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelite’s  for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

 

Jesus

Zechariah 11:12-13 12 And I said unto them, if ye think good, give Me My price: and if not, forbear. So they weighed for My price thirty pieces of silver. 13 And the LORD said unto me, cast it unto the potter; a goodly price that I was prised at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver, and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.

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Joseph’s Brothers Mingled Hypocrisy With Their Hatred. Same With Jesus

WEEK 18:

 

 

 

Joseph                        

Genesis 37:27 Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelite’s and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were contented.

 

Jesus

John 18:28-31 28 Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgement: and it was early, and they themselves went not into the judgement hall, lest they should be defiled: but that they might eat the Passover. 29 Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man? 30 They answered and said unto him, if He were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered Him up unto thee.

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Joseph Was Taken Out of the Pit Alive. Jesus Resurrected from the Tomb.

WEEK 17:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 37:28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen: and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelite’s  for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt

 

Jesus

1 Corinthians 15:4 And He was buried, and that He rose again the third day, according to the Scriptures.

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